2015 Summer Rhythm Renewal

2014 Summer Rhythm Renewal

Four Great Days of Rhythm, Connection & Joy

You Deserve a Renewal...

June 25-28, 2015 / Loretto, PA

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During your time at the Renewal you get:


  • Over 30 hours of meticulously designed and powerfully enjoyable experience
  • Revitalizing, lifelong skill sets help you feel your best
  • Rare opportunities to learn from an array of gifted and compassionate instructors
  • Membership in our private Summer Rhythm Renewal network
  • A safe, welcoming and accepting atmosphere where you can feel free to just be yourself
  • First access to seats @ next year's Renewal
  • A beautiful drum to play during drumming sessions


You deserve a Renewal...

The Summer Rhythm Renewal is a four-day experience that is equal parts revitalizing, connective and educational.

Similar to when you jump start a car battery that has run out of juice, the Summer Rhythm Renewal is designed to provide you with a much deserved "boost".

On any given day at the Renewal, you'll have the opportunity to drum, dance, and learn something new with many friendly, like-minded people- even if you are an absolute beginner!

Here is a sample of the many experiences and workshops awaiting you:

  • Drum & Chant
  • West African Djembe
  • African dance
  • Small Percussion
  • Yoga
  • Afro-Cuban conga,
  • Didjeridoo
  • Yoga
  • Healing Sounds
  • Nature Journaling
  • Drum. Write. Draw
  • Meditation
  • Shamanic Journeying
  • Theatrical Improv
  • Sound Empowerment 
  • Group Creation and (optional) performance
  • Nightly Drum and Dance Jams
  • Sun King Warriors (Jim Donovan's groove band)
  • Opportunities for private lessons and wellness sessions

and more special surprises to be announced soon!

At the Summer Rhythm Renewal we encourage you to take impeccable care of yourself. Here you can take a relaxing walk among century old pine trees, connect and spend time with friends old and new, laugh more than you have in decades, eat well, or even just take a nap... whenever you want.

At the Renewal you can expect gifted, down-to-earth instructors, great food, simple & clean lodging, and a comfortable, accepting atmosphere where you can just be yourself.


All on the pristine mountain campus of Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania.


Directed by Jim Donovan